FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Burwick David A 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol BOSTON BEER CO INC [ SAM ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
President and CEO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY, INC., ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE, SUITE 850
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/1/2021
(Street)
BOSTON, MA 02210
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common  3/1/2021    A    6806.00 (1) A $0.00  50341.00 (2) D   
Class A Common                 10457.00  I  In a Spousal Lifetime Access Trust for the benefit of the Reporting Person's Spouse 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Performance-Based Stock Option (Right to Buy)  $312.56  3/1/2021    A     2450.00      3/1/2021 (3) 2/28/2029  Class A Common  2450.00  $0.00  2450.00  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy)  $1028.71  3/1/2021    A     4446.00      3/1/2023 (4) 2/28/2031  Class A Common  4446.00  $0.00  4446.00  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy)  $1028.71  3/1/2021    A     10935.00      3/1/2024 (5) 2/28/2031  Class A Common  10935.00  $0.00  10935.00  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents two grants of Restricted Stock Units ("RSUs") under the Issuer's Restated Employee Equity Incentive Plan ("EEIP"). The first grant is for 1,945 shares, which will vest in four equal installments over a four year period, provided that the Reporting Person remains employed by the Issuer on the applicable vesting date. The second grant is for 4,861 shares, which will vest in three equal installments on March 1 in 2024-2026, provided that the Reporting Person remains employed by the Issuer on the applicable vesting date.
(2)  The shares reported include 36,522 shares of restricted stock subject to vesting conditions.
(3)  The Performance-Based Stock Options were granted pursuant to the Issuer's EEIP. The extent to which the options were exercisable was dependent upon the Company achieving certain compounded annual growth rate targets based on net revenue growth in Fiscal Year 2020 over Fiscal Year 2018. The determination that these options vested was made by the Compensation Committee in February 2021.
(4)  The Performance-Based Stock Options were granted pursuant to the Issuer's EEIP. The extent to which the options may become exercisable will be dependent upon the Company achieving certain compounded annual growth rate targets based on net revenue growth in Fiscal Year 2022 over Fiscal Year 2020. The determination of the eligibility for vesting of these options will be made by the Compensation Committee before March 1, 2023.
(5)  The option vests in three annual installments: the first on March 1, 2024, and the final vesting on March 1, 2026 provided that the Reporting Person remains employed by the Issuer on the applicable vesting dates.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Burwick David A
C/O THE BOSTON BEER COMPANY, INC.
ONE DESIGN CENTER PLACE, SUITE 850
BOSTON, MA 02210
X
President and CEO

Signatures
Michael G. Andrews under POA for the benefit of David A. Burwick 3/2/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date